Ralph Moore and his wife Ruby started the Hope Chapel movement when they planted Hope Chapel Hermosa Beach in California. Twelve years and 30 church plants later, they helped plant Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (now Anchor Church). Lately they and a wonderful team planted a third church, Hope Chapel Honolulu. Besides being church planters, they are happy parents and grandparents. A former surfer, Ralph occasionally gets in the water with a stand-up paddle board. Currently, he mostly spends free time walking, reading and hanging out at the pool. He also works as “Church Multiplication Catalyzer” at Exponential.org.
Our culture currently demeans church, seeing it as offering little value. They see the gospel as unscientific and something that once held value in the evolution of civilization. However, friendship with Christ-followers meets little resistance. Pursue a friendship long enough and authentic evidence of God begins to show up if you live the fruit of […]